Monthly Archives: March 2013

Lofty

Two museums, lots of walking, a ride in a funicular – today was great! But I may have damaged my feet a bit more than I’d like… Starting off early again, I hit up the National Archaeology Museum, only a … Continue reading

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Dreaming

This morning I woke up pretty early and lay in bed gazing up at the Lycabettus Hill. I learnt today that Lycabettus Hill was created as Athena was attempting to make the Acropolis even higher. She got distracted and dropped … Continue reading

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The Moon is Bright

Due to an unforeseen and unfortunate circumstance, I’m travelling alone this Easter. My vivacious housemate had a bad reaction to some medication and had to pull out, so here I am, alone in a edgy, noisy & interesting suburb of … Continue reading

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History

Barcelona, like lots of elder cities in Europe, has layers upon layers of living history. From first settlement scraps, paved Roman streets, medieval oddities, Renaissance flair to modern erm, flair?, ┬áit’s own unique look has been tempered by over 2000 … Continue reading

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